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Winter sports begin preparation for new season
Winter sports begin preparation for new season
Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor • November 29, 2021

As the beginning of the winter season starts, sports players from basketball, bowling, hockey, cheer, and gymnastics make preparations. Boy’s basketball tryouts started...

Board approves replacing old tennis courts
Board approves replacing 'old' tennis courts
Noah Banner, Web Journalist • November 12, 2021

  After sprained ankles, lost home matches, and countless frustrations, the Northwest tennis teams (boys and girls) will finally be able to play home games.    With...

Xander Coplin has an opportunity to play backup goalie against conference opponent Marshall.
Soccer Season, Why Not?
November 11, 2021
School shares differing opinions over mask mandate
School shares differing opinions over mask mandate
Alondra Mata, New's Editor • November 17, 2021

   Although COVID-19 cases have decreased by 15.1 percent since October of 2021, they are now back on the rise, and many students and staff believe the lifted mask mandate...

GSA clubs in schools bring LGBT community comfort
GSA clubs in schools bring LGBT community comfort
Riley Henderson, Assistant Editor • November 12, 2021

   Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) clubs, also known as the Gay-Straight Alliances, are appearing throughout numerous schools in the United States to create a safe space...

Sophomore students (left to right) Joseph Friend, Evan Hampton, and John Horvath-Frias showing off their latest Jeep.
Programing their way into Robotics
Abby Warner, Web Journalist • November 17, 2021

   Building, programming, and designing robots is not necessarily a one man-job; the robotics program has multiple groups and teams. The program focuses on finding the best fit for each student involved to ensure students find a place.    One team Northwest offers is the First Robotic Competition (FRC). FRC builds larger-sized robots and attends competitions where they play twelve matches,...

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Board approves replacing old tennis courts
Board approves replacing 'old' tennis courts
Noah Banner, Web Journalist • November 12, 2021

  After sprained ankles, lost home matches, and countless frustrations, the Northwest tennis teams (boys and girls) will finally be able to play home games.    With the Board of Education's approval to build new tennis courts in a different location, the teams will no longer have to deal with the old courts and the problems that come with their location.     Currently, rainwater flows...

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 Ana Aldrich performing Wish You Were Somehow Here Again in Sweet Music.
Sweet Music fundraising show proves successful
Abby Warner, Web Journalist • November 17, 2021

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Freshmen Jadyn Sayles  performs during halftime at the homing coming football game.
Sayles twirls her way into Disney
Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist • February 19, 2019

At the young age of five, freshman Jadyn Sayles started baton twirling. Since then she has only been improving in the sport. She enjoys what she does very much. “It is one of my favorite things to do,” said Sayles. “So on a scale of one to ten, it is an eleven, because it is super fun.” Sayles has been able to perform all over the country because of her skill and passion. She has performed...

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Netflixs Squid Game sparks interests in young adults
Netflix's 'Squid Game' sparks interests in young adults
Emma Flynn, Web Journalist • November 15, 2021

   It is said that money is the root of all evil, and in today’s world, people would do almost anything to obtain wealth. In the newest show, Squid Game, this theory...

Monthly Budget for a Working Student
Maddy Draffen, Editorial Cartoon Artist • February 12, 2020

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Holiday Remembrance: Not a Creature was Stirring...
Holiday Remembrance: "Not a Creature was Stirring..."
Maddy Draffen, Editorial Cartoon Artist • January 23, 2020

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